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Stories from Tuesday, February 8, 2005

Firefighter's home burns at Carbon (02/08/05)
Firefighters from the Van Buren Township Volunteer Fire Department prepare to enter the home of firefighter Steve Downing's residence at 14686 Poplar St., Carbon. Ivy Herron photo At 11:26 a.m. Friday morning, Dick Johnson Township and Van Buren Township Volunteer Fire Departments were sent to a structure fire at 14686 Poplar Avenue in Carbon...
Alternative school's future in question (02/08/05)
With CAPE Grant funds running out, there are concerns about educational programs for the 35 students in grades 7 through 12 continuing at Cumberland Academy. The alternative education program has operated as a "school within a school" for 10 years in an attempt to lower the student drop out rate in Clay County...
New judge pro tem on bench (02/08/05)
The office of Clay County Circuit Court Judge has once again changed hands as Judge Pro Tempore Dexter Bolin Jr. vacated the position on Friday, Jan. 28 as previously scheduled. Judge Charles McCrory of Vigo County assumed the duties on Jan. 29 and will fill the position until a replacement judge is chosen for the county...
Clay City band wins (02/08/05)
The Clay City Winter Percussion Ensemble competed in the first Indiana Percussion Association contest of the season on Saturday at Decatur Central High School in Indianapolis. The group placed first in Concert Class A competition over second place New Albany and third place Cloverdale...
Elks Hoop Shoot Winner (02/08/05)
Conner Gonly will be shooting in the state Elks Hoop Shoot Contest on Feb. 26 in Lebanon IN. Connor won the county contest by shooting 21/25 free throws. He then won the district contest that was held at Van Buren Elementary School by again shooting 21/25 free throws...
LOUISE (MORGAN) WISEHART MCKINNEY (02/08/05)
Louise (Morgan) Wisehart McKinney, 95, of Clay City died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at 2:30 a.m. in Shakamac Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. Born Sept. 13, 1909, in Castleton, Ind., she was the daughter of Chester and Alice Morgan. She graduated from Castleton High School in 1927 and later attended Ball State University...
THEODORE MARK BASS JR. (02/08/05)
Theodore Mark Bass Jr., 73, of Center Point died at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born Aug. 26, 1931, he was the son of Theodore Bass Sr. and Laura May Bryan Bass Howald. He worked as a glaze handler for Arketex Ceramic Corp., in Brazil for 18 years, then for Romas Brothers Farms of Center Point for 40 years. ...
BETTY HOFFMAN ROLLINGS (02/08/05)
Betty Hoffman Rollings, 82, of Brazil died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at 7:35 a.m. at Mt. Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mt. Vernon, Ind., where she had been a resident a short time. Born March 30, 1922, she was the daughter of Herbert E. and Mary E. Tilley Knust...